Gaye is the Founding Partner of Kestria Turkey: HumanGroup. After completing her BA degree in Sociology at Istanbul University, earned her MBA from Marmara University.
Gaining experience at various companies in the Finance Sector, she worked at Interbank as an HR Specialist until 1997. In 1997, she was appointed as the HR Group Head at Denizbank, which was a major local start-up bank in Turkey. Working at a start-up bank under the leadership of a young, ambitious, dynamic and well-experienced executive team has provided her an extensive business acumen in HR and corporate business life. Today DenizBank is one of the largest commercial banks of Turkey with several major success stories both in local and international markets.
Gaye attended the ‘Istanbul AETD’ between 2002-2005 and she holds a Certified Relationship Therapist license since then. She has also completed programs in ‘Art Therapy’, ‘Dynamic Psychotherapy and Transactional Analysis.’
She has been a PCM (Process Communication Model®) Certified Trainer since September 2016 and she earned her Leading Out of Drama Facilitator Certification in May 2017.
Her areas of expertise involve executive search, recruitment, assessment centers, talent management, organizational development, training & development.
She has been the Board Member of ‘Turkish Society for People Management (PERYON)’since May 2017. She is also among the Founding Members of the Women in Technology Association (Wtech). She works voluntarily as a part of these non- profit organizations and she is proud to help and support people throughout these social networks.